Students will get a great introduction to linear and nonlinear functions in this interactive discovery activity (Supports 8th grade standard CCSS 8.F.A.3 ). Using a graphing tool, students will compare linear and nonlinear functions, drawing their own conclusions on the attributes of each.
***This product is included in the Linear and Nonlinear Functions Games and Activities BUNDLE
Included in this 13 page download is:
-Teacher directions and tips
-Powerpoint presentation for teachers to use in introducing the activity to students.
-6 pages for students to record their findings and draw conclusions
-Differentiation included with 2 versions of student conclusion page and 2 additional extensions items for fast finishers.
Please note, in order to complete this activity students will need to have access to a graphing calculator or to the internet and be able to use an online graphing calculator (suggested online tool is given in the teacher directions.)
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We hope you and your students enjoy this inquiry activity for linear and nonlinear functions!